Erika Olson Mitchell, CRNP
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Neurology

Languages: English

877-245-1499

About me

Education:

  • Bachelor Science in Nursing/ Bachelor of Science in Psychology (George Mason University-1999)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (George Mason University- 2004)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (Georgetown University- 2017)

Biography:

  • Dr. Mitchell is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been with Medstar Georgetown Department of Neurology since 2004. She has a special interest in the diagnosis, education and care management of persons with Multiple Sclerosis. She also has a special interest in the management of Intrathecal Baclofen Pumps for treatment of spasticity. She is actively involved in several MS research trials and has recently helped to develop an adaptive Movement for MS dance class.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Blurred Vision
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Cns Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis Ms
  • Neuromyelitis Optica Nmo
  • Numbness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pain
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Tingling
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Weakness
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Alzheimers Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation Avm
  • Ataxia
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Blurred Vision
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Cva
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Plexopathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Cns Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Dejerine Sottas Disease
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Dizziness
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Encephalopathies
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Fatigue
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome Gbs
  • Headache
  • Hiv Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Hiv Myopathy
  • Horner Syndrome
  • Inclusion Body Myopathy
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lobar Atrophy Of Brain
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Memory Disorders
  • Movement Diseases And Disorders
  • Mulitfocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis Ms
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelitis
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy With Ragged Red Fibers
  • Nerve Root Disorder
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica Nmo
  • Neuropathy
  • Non Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Numbness
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Pain
  • Paramyotonia Congenita
  • Paraplegia
  • Paresthesia
  • Parkinsons Disease Pd
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Periventricular Leukomalacia
  • Plexopathy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Primary Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Quadriplegia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Neuronopathy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spasms
  • Spasticity
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Spinocerebellar Diseases
  • Statin Myopathy
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tetraplegia
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack Tia
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuropathy
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vertigo
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Impairment
  • Weakness
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Procedures I perform

  • Angiography
  • Avm Embolization
  • Botox For Dystonia
  • Botox For Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Evaluation Emu
  • Headache Therapy
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Multiple Sclerosis Ms Infusion Treatment
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 7th Fl Dept Neurology
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8634

Fax 202-444-2261

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6858 Old Dominion Drive
McLean, VA, 22101

202-295-0540

Fax 877-245-1499

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Videos

Education

Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Nurse Executive

Graduate Education: George Mason University (2004)

Awards

  • Recipient of IOMSN's 2020 Nightingale Award

News and publications

Prokunina, O., Hasse, D., Mitchell, E. and Ahmed, A. Stress and MS: How Providers Can Use Patient-Reported Neuro-QOL Surveys to Address Symptoms of Anxiety in Multiple Sclerosis Patients. Poster presented at 2019 CMSC Conference, Seattle, Washington.



 



Mitchell, E. Pilot Program to improve transfer of care between Neurosurgery and outpatient Neurology post Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Implantation, Doctoral Defense Presentation, December 2016, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.



 



Mitchell, E. and Amjad, F. A Case of Severe Multiple Sclerosis Reactivation Following Fingolimod Cessation. Poster presented at the 2016 CMSC Conference, Washington D.C.



 



Mitchell, E. Successful Pregnancy in Patient with Multiple Sclerosis and Intrathecal Baclofen Pump: A Case Report. Poster presented at the 2018 CMSC Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.



 



Mitchell, E. Medical Marijuana: The Good, The Band, and The Options. Patient Education Day, November 4, 2017. Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center. Washington, DC